Uninformed, Unarmed, and Under Fire

By Mark Antony Rossi Aldous Huxley warned us of science and technology outpacing ethics and morality. The latest project in that category, The Human Genome Project, is a classic case in point. Billed as humankind’s most ambitious and beneficial scientific endeavor ever undertaken, The Human Genome Project’s incredible mission is […]

July 31, 2016 · 4 comments · Articles

Child Soldiers of the West

By Mark Antony Rossi “The future belongs to the youth” is an old adage proven beneficial to fascist regimesong to the aiming to convert the most impressionable members of a population to their sinister agenda. Centuries ago evil Japanese Ninja clans raised their young in training schools to become professional […]

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

Barking Dogs Seldom Bite

By Shobha Diwakar I suppose everyone is quite familiar with this idiom or proverb, call it whatever you will. Everywhere you hop around, I mean walk down or up the road, and you find barks thrashing your ears from all around. You look to the left, then to the right, […]

July 17, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles

Seeing the Forest and the Trees

By Mark Antony Rossi  The notion of communion with nature declined steadily moments after the first sizeable city was founded upon cleared forestland, slaughtered buffaloes and Native Americans nearly extinguished in the crossfire of broken treaties and mad gold rushes. “Taming the Wild Frontier” is an ugly misnomer invented to […]

July 17, 2016 · 4 comments · Articles

My Word Is Law

By Shobha Diwakar Men, men, men; God created them in his own image I have heard and the tender Eve from his raw bone! only if he had not done so, poor Eve would have suffered less but then stories are stories and mythology mere mythology, either you believe in […]

July 3, 2016 · 4 comments · Articles

The Foolishness of Forever

By Mark Antony Rossi Despite age-old arguments Science and Religion are not incompatible but incredibly out of synchronicity in the expansive realm and reality of human existence. Each historical force pushes and pulls people to be more than flesh and bone without ever intelligently explaining the vast ramifications of being […]

July 3, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles

The Quest for Quiet

By Mark Antony Rossi  We live in day where bold colorful commercials, intertwined between serial dramas and music playlists, are designed to significantly increase the volume on your television, radio and computer. This sonic onslaught produced by marketers to grab your attention is annoying and troublesome. A nameless somebody sitting […]

June 26, 2016 · 3 comments · Articles

Mark Menace

By Ranjit K. Sahu No other single factor has been affecting the future of the Indian Generation next as a sheet of paper with scores by which  individuals are evaluated  and stratified based on their performance in one or more exam (based on results which may have been as erroneous […]

June 19, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles

Weather as a Weapon

By Mark Antony Rossi A cynical poet once said ” Lamentations were composed to ease the suffering of farmers and soldiers. The elements being their true enemy.” The heart of this irony is how inclement weather imposes on the lives of pivotal actors in society. It is not hysterical to […]

June 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

The Sentience Trap

By Mark Antony Rossi The concept of sentience as outlined in science fiction literally extends human rights to nonhuman entities solely on the basis of self-awareness. Later the definition expanded to include the ability of feeling and a basic version of intelligence (organic and artificial). Now promoters of the Cambridge […]

June 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles